Hamilton, Ohio, batter Sam Scott cringes from an inside pitch while playing against Waipahu, Hawaii, during the second inning of the Little League World Series game. Japan won the series.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Tim Shaffer / ReutersLink
Ryosuke Sugawara of Japan scores the first run of the Little League World Series Championship game against the United States on Sunday. Japan went on to win the championship.
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Japan's Konan Tomori jumps on home plate as teammates Kaname Shinozaki (22) and Ichiro Ogasawara (8) celebrate. Tomori hit a two-run home run in the sixth inning of the Little League World Series Championship.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gene J. Puskar / Associated PressLink
Robin Soderling of Sweden returns a shot to Andreas Haider-Maurer of Austria at the 2010 U.S. Open on Monday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Stan Honda / AFPLink
Tyvon Branch, No. 33 of the Oakland Raiders, right, can't reach a pass with No. 46 Delanie Walker of the San Francisco 49ers defending during an NFL pre-season game at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on Saturday.
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Anastasiya Puzakova of Belarus lets out a wail after completing the women's 2000-meter steeplechase at the Youth Olympic Games on Monday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Vivek Prakash / REUTERSLink
Andreas Haider-Maurer of Austria lines up a return against Robin Soderling of Sweden during their first-round match at the 2010 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOHN G. MABANGLO / European Pressphoto AgencyLink
An unidentified fan is struck by a foul ball during a baseball game between the Minnesota Twins and the Texas Rangers on Monday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brandon Wade / Fort Worth Star-TelegramLink
Denver Broncos kick returner Matt Willis is upended by Pittsburgh Steelers running back Stefan Logan on a kickoff return in the fourth quarter of Sunday's game.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Justin Edmonds / Getty ImagesLink
Qiu Bo of China warms up before the men's 10-meter platform diving final at the Youth Olympic Games on Tuesday. Bo won the gold medal.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wong May-E / Associated PressLink
Competitors cross the start line for an Aug. 23 race of the Girls Techno 293 Windsurfer during the Youth Olympic Games at the National Sailing Center.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Adam Pretty / Getty ImagesLink
Jana Berezko-Marggrander of Germany performs with a ball during the Individual All-Around Rhythmic Gymnastics Finals at the Youth Olympic Games on Wednesday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wong Maye-E / Associated PressLink
Montpellier midfielder Marco Estrada tries to control the ball during a French league game against Caen on Monday at Mosson Stadium.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Pascal Guyot / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
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